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Fox to Air Super Bowl-Related Specials in Primetime and on Super Bowl Sunday

On Saturday, February 1 and Sunday, February 2, Fox is going to air three NFL-related specials. The 3rd Annual NFL Honors will air on Saturday in a two-hour primetime special that will recognize the annual Associated Press honors for the best players and various performances. Alec Baldwin will host the show which will take place […]

Fox Television Networks Plan Big Promotional Campaign Around Super Bowl XLVIII

Ok. This is the first of four Fox/Fox Sports/Fox Sports 1 Super Bowl XLVIII-centric posts. Yesterday, the Fang’s Bites inbox received the Fox Super Bowl press bundle and four announcements were attached. Those for announcements will be posted here. The first announcement deals with the promotional campaign the Fox TV networks on both broadcast and […]

NFL Viewing Picks for Week 9 of the 2013 NFL Season

All Times Eastern Sunday, November 3 NFL Viewing Maps (the 506.com) Studio & Pregame Shows NFL Matchup — ESPN, 6:30 a.m. NFL GameDay First — NFL Network, 7 a.m. That Other Pregame Show — CBS Sports Network, 9 a.m. NFL GameDay Morning — NFL Network, 9 a.m. Mike Francesa’s Football Sunday — YES, 9 a.m. […]

Attempting A Friday Megalink Post

This week has been hellish for me and I apologize for not being able to post as much as I would like. I’ve been away from my computer for most of the day and by the time I get home, I’m tired and don’t want to update the blog. Well, with me already done my […]

Doing The Wednesday Links

Let’s provide some mid-week linkage for you. Sports Business Daily recaps how ESPN’s SportsCenter handled NBA highlights on what should have been the Opening Night of the regular season. SBD also looks at Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt’s agreement to sell the team at auction. Paul Thomasch with Reuters says MLB is looking to […]

BREAKING NEWS: Fox & DirecTV Reach Agreement; No Networks Pulled

Just getting word that DirecTV and Fox have come to a carriage agreement which will prevent any networks from being pulled. Reports are coming from various sources that this will keep the 19 Fox Sports Net affiliates plus Speed, Fox Soccer, Fox Soccer Plus and FX along with National Geographic Channel and NatGeo Wild on […]

Doing A Few Sunday Links

Let’s some linkage on this Sunday. Mike Reynolds from Multichannel News writes that the NBA lockout has forced the cancellation of the rest of its November games forcing ESPN, TNT, NBA TV and regional sports networks to fill huge programming holes. Michael Malone at Multichannel notes that some Hawaiian viewers lost part of Thursday’s Game […]

Back With The Friday Megalinks

Due to a crazy schedule for most of this week and then having a medical procedure done yesterday, I have not been able to blog like I’ve wanted to. Links have been scarce, but I’m available to do them now and hopefully, won’t be interrupted. Your Weekend Viewing Picks have your sports and entertainment programming […]

Providing Some Sunday Linkage

Let’s do some linkage on this Sunday morning. Some good stuff to get to. TVbytheNumbers says World Series Game 3 easily won the primetime ratings last night over college football and repeats on NBC. The Associated Press has an in-depth story on how Fox and Telemundo won the rights to the 2015-22 World Cups. Marisa […]

NFL’s “Back To Football: The Ball” Ad

The NFL usually doesn’t run ads hyping the season until the first preseason games are underway, but as the league finally gets into action with the collective bargaining agreement officially approved, it will air an ad this weekend on all of the league’s TV partners. The ad features one football being thrown around in different […]

Monday’s Links

Plenty of things going on as we have hit November. In addition, we’re getting

Providing Some Sunday Links

Yesterday was busier than I expected both personally and sports media-wise. I was out most of the day which prevented me from providing links, but then the Cablevision/Fox story broke and I give tremendous kudos to Brian Stelter of the New York Times

Fox Statement On Agreement With Cablevision

In a more conventional press release, Fox makes this statement on its new carriage agreement with Cablevision. Fox’s signal returned just before Game 3 of the World Series. Fox Networks and Cablevision Reach Agreement in Principle to Carry WNYW FOX5, WWOR My9, WTXF FOX29, FOX Deportes, FOX Business Network, and Nat Geo WILD Viewers to […]

Cablevision’s Harsh Statement

You want to read a rather bitter statement? Check this out from Cablevision in regards to its agreement with Fox. Wow. FOX PROGRAMMING RETURNS TO CABLEVISION BETHPAGE, NY, October 30, 2010 – Cablevision Systems Corp. (NYSE: CVC) today reached agreement with News Corp. to return Fox programming to Cablevision. The channels will return to Cablevision […]

BREAKING NEWS: Cablevision and Fox Strike Deal

Happening now, Brian Stelter of the New York Times is reporting that Cablevision and Fox have ended their two week dispute and have hashed out a deal. Fox’s signal was being restored to Cablevision systems just before Game 3 of the World Series this evening. This ends a rather hostile dispute that led to Fox […]

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